If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.

Cowlitz County Fair                                                           July 24 through 27 2019  – 11 am to 11 pm                                                    Thunder Mountain Pro Rodeo: Tickets on Sale July 8th at 9:00 am                 Carnival Wristbands
Cowlitz County Fair 2019

Available at Fibre Federal Credit Union.
Starting June 24th
$24 at  Fibre Federal                                                                                                $30 at the Fair –  Carnival Rides Ticket Booth


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.














Back for the second season, Cars & Coffee returns on the first Saturday of each month from 7-9a.  Open to all with a passion for cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Come and join in on the fun @ the Panera Bread parking lot just off Allen Street and I-5 in Kelso.





























Registration is on now at the YMCA for ‘Intro to Soccer for 3 year olds’ and ‘4 & 5 year old pre-school soccer’.  Kids will learn basic soccer and social skills.  The 4 & 5 year old preschoolers will have practice once a week and all games will be on Saturday.  Shirts and trophies included in registration.  Register at the YMCA or online at For info call 360-423-47-70. Deadline is August 18th.





























It’s the summer’s biggest car event.. the 45th annual Unique Tin Weekend on Saturday, August 24th.  Over 600 classic cars gather for the  car show and swap meet at the Cowlitz County Expo Center.  Food vendors, beer garden, Miss Unique Tin pin-up contest, and rock n roll music all day. Admission four bucks. Seniors 65 and older and kids ten and under free. Then Saturday night at 6 pm, it’s the car cruise on 15th Avenue.



Get ready to Rock n’Roll at ‘The Grease Sing-A-Long’ Thursday night September 5th, 7pm @ The Columbia Theatre, 1231 Vandercook Way in Longview.

If your a fan of the classic hit movie ‘Grease’ then you definitely have got to be here!

Have some fun with your vocal cords and poodle skirts as you watch the movie again on the big screen, sing-along,dance,laugh and enjoy the evening!

There will be acostume contest for best single,best couple,and best looking group!

Raffle baskets and ways to donate will be available!

This should be a pretty amazing event for every wanna-be T-Bird or Pink Lady.

Who will you show up as…Danny???…Sandy???

Sing-Along words will be provided

The cost $15 a person,$25 a couple or pair

Contests begin @ 6pm and the movie begins @ 7pm SHARP!!!

All proceeds will benefit Community Home Health & Hospice.

It’s the last of the summer nights sing along!

‘The Grease Sing-Along’ Saturday night, September 5th @ the Columbia Theatre.

This event is being sponsored by Windermere of Kelso/Longview, Sweet Leaf, Kelso Elks 1482, Stewart Title and Hospice Donors!




Friends of St. John are having an event September 9th thru 13th @  the Peace Health Medical Center Cafeteria, 1615 Delaware in Longview.

The hours will be 8-4 on those days with a big drawing Friday the 13th @ 2pm.

Come browse their great selection of raffle baskets!

You could win backyard enjoyment,outdoor excitement,date nights,family fun at Great Wolf Lodge, and sporting events!

Tickets are only $2 each and there’s no limit as to how many you can purchase!

These Raffle Baskets are PACKED with something for everyone!

All proceeds support medical scholarships and patient care projects.

Forms of payment accepted: Cash or payroll deduction only

For more information on this event please call Kathy Davis @ 360-751-1048




You’re invited to experience a ‘wee bit of Scotland’ at the Kelso Highlander Festival.  There’ll be Highland games, bagpipe competitions, fun run and walk, parade, along with Scottish vendors and food.  Entertainment by the Wicked Tinkers, Men of Worth and Darby O’Gill.  It all happens September 14th and 15th at Tam O’Shanter Park in Kelso and admission is free.  To learn more go to and click on Highlander Festival
















Al-Anon Public Service Announcement

If you are concerned about someone else’s drinking, Al-Anon Family Groups can help you do something about it.

Give yourself the gift of Al-Anon, it is free and confidential.

Today, many Al-Anon members, regardless of age or relationship to the alcoholic, are finding serenity despite a friend or family member with an active drinking problem.

For information about Al-Anon meetings in this area call:

1-888-425-2666 or go to






































































































































Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers  to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.

Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,

You can also e-mail Linda at